Object Title

Secret

Secret

Date

1671-1699

Object Number

IV.1445

Provenance

Bowyer Tower, AS 86 (1989)

Physical Description

It is roughly hemispherical in form, with a slightly flattened top. It is made in one piece, with pairs of vertical slits at the front and at either side of the rear. The lower edge is bordered by twenty six lining holes (of which three are cut through by slits), above which, at the front, is pierced a horizontal, rectangular slot. Between and level with the tops of the slits of the right rear is a large, circular hole, possibly for securing the upturned brim of the hat. The foremost of the left rear slits has a crack running out of it into the skull. Bright.

Dimensions

Dimensions: Height:11.0 cm (4.3 in), Width:18.4 cm (7.2 in), Depth:21.0 cm ( 8.3 in) Weight: 0.61 kg ( 1 lb 5.25 oz)

Inscriptions and Marks

None

Associations

Places England